At YETI, we believe that time spent outdoors matters more than ever and our gear can make that time extraordinary. When you work here, you’ll have the opportunity to create exceptional, meaningful work and problem solve with innovative team members by your side. Together, you’ll help our customers get the high-quality gear they need to make the most of their adventures. We are BUILT FOR THE WILD™.

 

The Senior Procurement Analyst - Customization will be based in Austin and will report to the Director of Procurement. The Senior Procurement Analyst will be responsible for strategically sourcing new suppliers while managing the performance of existing suppliers within all manner of Customization. This will be a highly cross functional and collaborative role working closely with numerous teams including but not limited to: Category Management, New Product Development, Engineering, Quality, Planning, and Program Management Teams.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Source and manage a world-class supply base based upon 3-year strategy plans and product roadmap needs
  • Define and implement supplier performance and development strategies, evolving YETI’s supply base to support Customization growth and manage risk
  • Implement and maintain performance transparency via Supplier Scorecard metrics and Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Conduct competitive intelligence research on new technologies, capabilities, materials, etc. for feedback to the Customization teams
  • Carry out extensive supplier due diligence via research, on-site supplier evaluations, and overseeing rigorous YETI cross-functional supplier qualification process
  • Manage the RFQ/RFP process and supplier negotiations
  • Execute commercial agreements

 

Qualifications and Attributes:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 6 years of sourcing & supplier development experience
  • Experience working with suppliers in the customization space is strongly preferred
  • Must have current and existing supplier relationships that are applicable to our categories
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal formats
  • Demonstrate strong negotiation & relationship building skills
  • Ability to work within a highly dynamic organization
  • Ability to travel up to 40% internationally

 

YETI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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